Pianist Agnese Egliņa was nominated for Latvia's Grand Music Award 2020 For Outstanding Performance Throughout the Year. Egliņa is the winner of numerous international competitions and was awarded the Grand Music Award 2010 For Outstanding Work in an Ensemble.
Egliņa has performed the solo with the LNSO in Alexander Scriabin’s Piano Concerto, conductor Olari Elts, and in the premiere of Kārlis Lācis’s Piano Concerto, conductor Māris Sirmais.
Agnese regularly joins the LNSO in chamber music programmes. The 2012/2013 season saw the launch of a concert series dedicated to the orchestra’s principal musicians, and Agnese teamed up with the LNSO’s principal wind instrument players: flutist Dita Krenberga, oboist Egils Upatnieks, bassoon player Jānis Semjonovs, hornist Artūrs Šults, and tubist Raivis Māgurs. Together, they created the programmes Les Six and the Dance of the Goat (2016), A Night of Deliberation. Schumann and Shchedrin, and The Kitchen Revue (2017).
Earlier in 2020, Agnese Egliņa performed in the Shanghai Concert Hall in China with Latvian soprano Kristīne Opolais; she also taught workshops and gave concerts in Zambia and Zimbabwe in Africa. This January, Egliņa performed George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue with the Liepāja Symphony Orchestra and conductor Mārtiņš Ozoliņš.
Further plans for this year include playing concerts and teaching workshops in Latvia, Spain, Germany, Greece and Switzerland, among other countries.